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Thumbs up Chrome Lotus Elise

Has anyone changed there car co our to chrome
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Had to double check if this was the "Are you a douchebag" thread!!!

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I'm going to get my lotus Elise chromed why would it look bad
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I looked into doing it but it would add 55.3lbs to the weight of the car, so I didn't. Otherwise it sounds like a great idea!









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I'm going to get my lotus Elise chromed why would it look bad
Most of us buy a Lotus for the way it drives - that tactile feedback that no other car can give you. We're not exactly the 'hey, check me out bitches' crowd.

Honestly, a stock Elise or Exige attracts a bit too much attention for most of us. And those of us with the Chrome Orange, Krypton Green or Saffron Yellow paint schemes chose them as a means of self defense, hoping the typical inattentive zombie driving the Suburban might notice us in time to take evasive action.

Chrome just says 'douchebag who earned his money in a less than traditional fashion'.

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Most of us buy a Lotus for the way it drives - that tactile feedback that no other car can give you. We're not exactly the 'hey, check me out bitches' crowd.
Not so sure about that anymore - have you seen the new VP of Marketing?

He's all bout those bitches and hoes - scary to think but we may see chrome elises/exiges with spinning rims and furry seats soon.


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idk about you guys but i just put 20' spinners on my elise. Bitches be trippin
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Yeah put the spinners on it doesn't matter what people think
Just because you are not into attention doesn't mean you can't do it
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idk about you guys but i just put 20' spinners on my elise. Bitches be trippin
20 foot spinner huh? haha
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Haters gon' hate.

I dig the look, personally.
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If it is good enough for Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button then ...

I wonder if McLaren offers a chrome option?
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So after watching this incredible piece of "art" I have to ask LOTUS - is this really the person you want to market this car - Really???

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lol, just do it and please submit the pics post conversion.

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you can have it wrapped in whatever color you want these days... also protects paint if installed correctly with the right vinyl. not that I would EVER go chrome.. Flat black, yes.. but then again.. why?
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So after watching this incredible piece of "art" I have to ask LOTUS - is this really the person you want to market this car - Really???
You mean you can't see the commercial now? Imagine this:

An Evora S driving through a picturesque city and at the bottom is says

"Smoke good, eat good. Drink good, f*ck good... Drive a Lotus!"

followed by, "Please drink responsibly." And "Tobacco products may be harmful to your health." And, "Drink milk and always eat your vegetables." And, "Always practice safe sex. Wear a Trojan." And last but not least, "Do not attempt this at home. Trained driver on a closed course."

I could instantly see the statistic where is says BMW drivers have more sex than any other drivers changing in favor of Lotus drivers.

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